Mystery and Imagination (1966-1970)

UK, 29 January -23 February 1970
5 series, 24 episodes
videotape, black and white, colour, 4:3
mono, English

A British horror anthology television series. All but one of the first two series (produced by ABC) featured David Buck narrating as Richard Beckett, a character from Sheridan Le Fanu's story The Flying Dragon. Most of the first three series are now missing though series four and five (produced by Thames Television) still exist and all surviving episodes were released on DVD in the UK by Network DVD in 2010.

Premise

A horror anthology television series based on well known genre short stories, novels and plays.

Alternative Titles

Mystery & Imagination – fifth series title

Episodes

Season One (1966)
The Lost Stradivarius (29 January 1966)
The Body Snatcher (5 February 1966)
The Fall of the House of the Usher (12 February 1966)
The Open Door (19 February 1966)
The Tractate Middoth (26 February 1966)
Lost Hearts (5 March 1966)
The Canterville Ghost (12 March 1966)

Season Two (1966)
Room 13 (22 October 1966)
The Beckoning Shadow (29 October 1966)
The Flying Dragon (5 November 1966)
Carmilla (12 November 1966)
The Phantom Lover (19 November 1966)

Season Three (1968)
Casting the Runes (22 March 1968)
The Listener (30 March 1968)
A Place of One's Own (6 April 1968)
The Devil's Piper (13 April 1968)
The Tell-Tale Heart (22 June 1968)
Feet Foremost (29 June 1968)

Season Four (1968)
(4 November 1968)
(11 November 1968)
(18 November 1968)

Season Five (1970)
The Suicide Club (9 February 1970)
(16 February 1970)
Curse of the Mummy (23 February 1970)

References

Books
The Complete Directory to Science Fiction and Horror Television Shows pp.565-567 – credits
Science Fiction, Horror and Fantasy Film and Television Credits Supplement Through 1987 by Harris M. Lentz p.690 – credits, episode guide